Program Description

The associate of science in mathematics degree provides the first two years of study for a student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a bachelor's degree in mathematics. Mathematics is an intriguing discipline even without regard to applications outside mathematics. Mathematics emphasizes fundamental ideas in everyday life. The degree can be excellent preparation for future study in the areas of mathematics and statistics, as well as being good pre-professional training for students wanting to pursue engineering, medicine or other professions.

Career and Educational Advancement Opportunities

The degree program provides students with quality instruction in math, statistics and other core courses to facilitate the mastery of knowledge and the attainment of the skills necessary to complete a bachelor's degree in math or related field. A student who completes the associate degree would also be prepared to enter jobs that require one or two years of college. Mathematics is a key component of a variety of fields, including engineering. Students may also prepare to teach as a career.

Contact and Advising Information

Information about the associate of science in mathematics degree program is available from the Advisement Center at 505.925.8560 or, or the Academic Affairs Office at 505.925.8600.